Discovery certificate for object 2020hqj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 68031 [ 2020TNSTR1053....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-04-17 18:25:12
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, L. Galbany, G. Pignata, E. Camacho, J. Silva-Farfan, J. Arredondo, G. Cabrera-Vives, R. Carrasco-Davis, P.A. Estevez, P. Huijse, E. Reyes, I. Reyes, P. Sanchez-Saez, C. Valenzuela, E. Castillo, D. Ruz-Mieres, D. Rodriguez-Mancini, F.E. Bauer, M. Catelan, S. Eyheramendy, M.J. Graham on behalf of the ALeRCE broker report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020hqj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aavknip
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:54:10.700 (268.5445832) DEC = +24:53:02.60 (24.8840563)
Discovery date: 2020-04-17 11:07:58.999 (JD=2458956.9638773)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J175410.93+245304.1
Host redshift: 0.096

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aavknip

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-17 11:07:58.999
Flux: 19.8705 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-04-14 10:55:22
Limiting flux: 20.1149 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020hqj